Wedgieman: A Hero Is Born (Paperback)

By Charise Mericle Harper, Bob Shea (Illustrator)
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In The Adventures of Wedgieman: "A Hero Is Born," young readers will follow Veggiebaby from his humble beginnings on his journey to becoming Veggieman. Um, make that Wedgieman, since that's what the kids in the neighborhood all call him. Let's face it children aren't the best spellers and, well, wedgies are a lot cooler than veggies
But it's not all cauliflower and carrot sticks Wedgieman has to fight some pretty bad dudes in his work as a superhero, yet the one battle he can't seem to win is the one over his superhero name.
Brought vividly to life by Bob Shea's graphic and stylish illustrations, The Adventures of Wedgieman blends Charise Mericle Harper's outlandish humor with tongue-in-cheek action that will delight young readers.The Adventures of Wedgieman: "A Hero Is Born" is the first book in the series, and two more are on the way

About the Author

Charise Mericle Harper is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including the Just Grace series. In a starred review, Booklist called Just Grace "Hilarious," and said, "The kids come alive in the story, and Harper enhances the comical goings-on with sparkling cartoon sketches. Give this to . . . anyone looking for a funny book." Charise lives in Westchester County, New York. Visit her website at and visit Just Grace's website at, where you'll find all sorts of fun things, including videos, quizzes, and information about all the Just Grace books.

Bob Shea has written and illustrated more than a dozen picture books, including "Dinosaur vs. Bedtime", and is the author of "Kid Sheriff and the Terrible Toads" and "Big Plans", both illustrated by Lane Smith. His writing career began at Comedy Central, and his characters and animations have appeared on Nick Jr., Playhouse Disney, and PBS Kids.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780307930712
ISBN-10: 0307930718
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: August 7th, 2012
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: Step Into Reading - Level 3 - Quality